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16 Apr 14
Foreign Investment, Competition Law and the Public Interest

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If it is good for competition, it is good for the country, right?

In this opinion piece, Partner John Kettle examines Australia’s clear desire for foreign direct investment juxtaposed against a public interest policy on foreign investment. 

With a view to achieving consistency for the overseas and domestic investors and avoiding asymmetries of approach for those investors, he considers the concept of a sole criterion for investment – does a transaction work from a competition perspective enhancing the overall welfare of Australians as a whole? 

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